Marine Science Center Co-Teacher


The Harbour School Hong Kong Marine Science Center (MSC) is seeking a self motivated individual to join our Marine Science Center Manager in creating and delivering environmental lessons to students of all ages and to assist in the daily and weekly care and maintenance of our aquarium animals.

The MSC brings marine science curriculum into the school and provides a meaningful learning experience that integrates marine science with regional and global perspectives for students in Hong Kong. The MSC is an aquarium and laboratory facility focused on education and outreach programs. It is equipped with an up-to-date touch tank and aquarium, utilizing a high-tech life support system which allows research. Students visit the MSC for hands-on learning activities and gain deeper knowledge of the environment around them.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting lessons on ecology, oceanography, marine biology, conservation and many other subjects to a diverse group of students ranging from kindergarten to high school.
  • Providing direction and motivation to students working on individual research projects.
  • Working with THS teachers to integrate use of the facilities into instruction.
  • Help keep science equipment in good working order.
  • Assist in developing public programs and displays for the MSC.
  • Must have an interest in, and be willing to learn about aquarium keeping and the biology of the inhabitants.
  • Developing and maintaining lab equipment, supplies and stock.
  • Running science camps during school breaks.
  • Assisting in the creation of curriculum as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Tertiary Education in the field of Science
  • Proficient in written and spoken English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Aquarium and life support systems experience.
  • Relevant mentoring experience in education
  • A permanent Hong Kong resident or possess a valid visa to work in Hong Kong.


If you are interested in applying for the post, please complete the application form. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.


The Harbour school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts at the school are subject to rigorous background checks.

posted: 14 September 2022     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.